Banners announce election. Poster with portrait of Carlos Castillo Armas. Citizens vote at polling station. Armas votes, leaves voting place and shakes hands with the people outside.
American Embassy building in Guatemala City, capital of Guatemala. 'Embassy of United States of America' carved on top of entrance to the building. A park overlooking Guatemala City, with a large cross erected on ground. Views of the city. Damaged structures where people are walking about. A boy plays with the remnants of an antiaircraft gun, installed in a trench. Two boys run through fields on outskirts of the city.
President of Guatemala, Colonel Castillo Armas arrives to Guatemala via plane. Large crowd at the airport greets him on his arrival. Military personnel make way for the President amidst the crowd. Exteriors of a building. The flag of Guatemala flutters atop the building. An Anti-Red survivor shows scars of the brutal beatings on his back. President Armas poses with men outside the building. A large crowd in a city square.
Aviator Charles Lindbergh visits Guatemala City, Guatemala. A large crowd gathered at an air field to greet Lindbergh. The Guatemala flag raised at various places. Decorations all over the field. People await his arrival. They watch as his plane 'Spirit of Saint Louis' approaches and lands. Guatemalan soldiers escort Lindbergh. Lindbergh with the officers.
Three women walk through rubble left from civil strife in Guatemala. Broken blocks, bags and other articles lie on ground. Large number of people outside a building. Carlos Castillo Armas stands with others. He sits on a sofa with another man. A microphone in front of him.
Decorated entrance of a building in Guatemala. "Primer Cuerpo Guardia Civil" written on a building. Large group of people standing outside that building. People pass by a guarded gate of Mexican Embassy building. 'Eastados Unidos Mexicanos Embajada' written on a plate pasted on the door. View of National Palace from Central Park. Pedestrians, motorbikes, automobiles, and a jeep, are all seen in the city. A 1952 Buick Roadmaster sedan drives from under the wing of an airplane on a road adjoining the airport. Many U.S. Air Force personnel are watching from the sidewalk. Merchants roll up steel shutter to open their shop.